athletes Famous Male Athletes from Mauritania

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List of popular male athletes from Mauritania, listed alphabetically with photos when available. Mauritania has a rich history of competing in sports, and these are the famous males that make that competition so exciting. Some of the best Mauritania male athletes in the world are listed below, some of who have represented Mauritania in the Olympics. You can click on the names of these talented male athletes of Mauritania in order to get more information about each one, such as the birthplace of the athlete and when they were born.

This is a list that features athletes like Sidi Mohamed Youssef Sy and Pascal Gourville.

This list answers the questions, "What famous male athletes are from Mauritania?" and "Who are the greatest male Mauritania athletes?"

Abdelhazzi Kamaradimo, is a French-born Mauritanian footballer who plays for Romanian Liga II club Farul Constanţa and for the Mauritanian national team. His primary position is as a left back in defence. ...more

Birthplace: Saint-Denis, France

Nationality: France, Mauritania

Team: FC Stade Nyonnais

Position: Defender

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Moïse Kandé is a former Mauritanian international football midfielder who last played for PAEEK in Cyprus. ...more

Birthplace: Dakar, Senegal

Nationality: Mauritania

Team: Mauritania national football team

Position: Defender, Midfielder

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Drissa Diallo


Drissa Diallo was born in Mauritania on 4 January 1973 but has French nationality. He represented Guinea internationally. He is a retired footballer who most recently played for Cheltenham Town. In 2003 Mechelen went into liquidation and Diallo was released on a free transfer. He promptly moved to England and signed for Burnley. Although the Lancashire club were keen to sign Diallo on a long term deal after he had impressed Stan Ternent during his time at the club, Diallo spent just 5 months in Burnley before Joe Royle swooped to sign him for Ipswich Town at the end of the season. He scored two goals for Burnley, against Fulham in the FA Cup and Gillingham in the league. ...more

Birthplace: Nouadhibou, Mauritania

Nationality: France, Mauritania

Team: Milton Keynes Dons F.C.

Position: Defender

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Pascal Gourville


Pascal Gourville is a Mauritanian soccer player. ...more

Birthplace: Saint-Denis, France

Nationality: France, Mauritania

Team: Mauritania national football team

Position: Midfielder